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All About Government’s FAME Scheme for Electrical Vehicles; Check Out Eligibility and How to Apply

Vehicle emissions have greatly worsened pollution in recent years. The Central Government of India announced the Fame India Scheme in 2015 to minimize pollution produced by diesel and gasoline-powered cars and to encourage electric or hybrid vehicles in India.

Kritika Madhukar
Fame India is an initiative of the National Electric Mobility Mission Plan
Fame India is an initiative of the National Electric Mobility Mission Plan

The Fame India plan is an incentive program that promotes the use of electric and hybrid automobiles. Fame India's full form is "Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric and Hybrid Vehicles in India."

Electric car manufacturers and infrastructure suppliers receive this incentive in the form of subsidies. The Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises announced the Fame India initiative as part of the National Electric Mobility Mission Plan.

The Fame India Scheme is divided into two stages. These are as follows:

Phase I: The first phase of the Fame India Scheme began in 2015 and ran until March 31, 2019.

Phase II: The second phase of this program began in April 2019 and will last through March 31, 2022.

What Are the Objectives of the FAME India Scheme?

The key goals of the Fame India initiative are outlined below.

  • This program supports electric car manufacturers and suppliers to produce a greater number of electric vehicles in the country.

  • Its purpose is to minimize the country's automotive emissions and air pollution levels.

  • This plan also includes the creation of an electric charging infrastructure.

  • Furthermore, the Fame India Scheme aims to shift 30% of overall transportation to electric cars by 2030.

Who is Eligible to Apply for the FAME India Scheme?

The benefits of the Fame India scheme are available for the following individuals:

  • Electric vehicle manufacturers.

  • Electric vehicle infrastructure providers

 How to Apply for the FAME India Scheme?

To take advantage of the current phase of the Fame India Scheme and Phase II, candidates must complete the processes outlined below.

  • Go to the Department of Heavy Industries, Ministry of Heavy Industries, and Public Enterprises' official websites.

  • Select Fame India Phase II from the drop-down menu.

  • An application form will then display on your screen. 

  • Complete the procedure by filling out the form with the required information.

Please keep in mind that applicants must follow the directions provided by the relevant department. Furthermore, they must keep in mind that there is no alternative option to apply for the Fame India Scheme.

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